This group is for swimmers ages 5-8 who have no formal swimming experience. To join this level swimmer must have become water safe and independent.

In this group, the swimmer will learn the proper body position, balance, and coordination for backstroke and freestyle. Swimmers will focus on basic drills that are developmentally appropriate to increase body awareness and coordination in the water.


  1. Have fun with movement exploration and experimentation.

Group Criteria:

The minimum requirement to join this group:

  1. Get in/out of the pool independently 
  2. Tread the water for 60 seconds without touching the bottom
  3. 25 yards Backstroke kick in streamline position
  4. 25 freestyle kick with a kickboard, be comfortable with head underwater


2022 Practice Schedule:

Monday - Thursday

3:30-4:30 PM



Required Equipment:

1.    Junior Kickboard